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SECTION 135.50
Custodial interference in the first degree
Penal (PEN) CHAPTER 40, PART 3, TITLE H, ARTICLE 135
§ 135.50 Custodial interference in the first degree.

A person is guilty of custodial interference in the first degree when
he commits the crime of custodial interference in the second degree:

1. With intent to permanently remove the victim from this state, he
removes such person from the state; or

2. Under circumstances which expose the victim to a risk that his
safety will be endangered or his health materially impaired.

It shall be an affirmative defense to a prosecution under subdivision
one of this section that the victim had been abandoned or that the
taking was necessary in an emergency to protect the victim because he
has been subjected to or threatened with mistreatment or abuse.

Custodial interference in the first degree is a class E felony.